JFO News. Security situation UPD for 7 AM2020-03-31 09:00:00 | ID: 56633
On March 30, the Russian occupation troops have violated the ceasefire for 18 times.
The enemy shelled the JFO positions with 120mm and 82mm mortars which are forbidden by the Minsk agreements. The Russian occupation troops also used different grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms (including sniper fire).
12 ceasefire violations were recorded in the area of responsibility of the task force East (Donetsk direction). The enemy shelled the JFO positions near Vodiane and Lebedynske (2 times) with 82 mm mortars, as well as 82 mm mortars and different grenade launchers near Pavlopil and Avdiivka (4 times) settlements. The Russian occupation troops also used different grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms not far from Pisky (2 times), Nevelske and Mariinka settlements.
6 ceasefire violations were recorded in the area of responsibility of the task force NORTH (Luhansk direction). The Russian occupation shelled Ukrainian positions near Novotoshkivske and Novhorodske settlements with 120mm mortars and antitank grenade launchers. The enemy also fired against the JFO positions not far from Luhanske, Novoluhanske and Hutir Vilnyi settlements with 82mm mortars and different infantry armament. Our positions near Shymy settlement were also shelled with different grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.
Joint Forces opened adequate fire in response to the armed provocations of the Russian occupation troops.
As the result of the Russian armed aggression, 1 serviceman was KIA.
Ministry of Defence of Ukraine expresses sincerest condolences to families and loved ones of the deceased defender!
Moreover, over the past day, 4 Ukrainian servicemen were WIA.
From the beginning of the day, no ceasefire violation was recorded.
No COVID — 19 infection case among personnel of the Joint Forces units was recorded.